Skip to main content

About your Search

20130121
20130129
STATION
KNTV (NBC) 70
LANGUAGE
English 70
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 70 (some duplicates have been removed)
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 4:30pm PST
obama in some quarters is searing. hear how sean hannity greeted the obama victory in november -- >> america wanted barack obama for four more years, and now we have him. by the way, good luck with that. chris: that was a bit sarcastic. today as the president take the oath, the new nbc wall street poll traces a geographic divide. 60% of americans who live in cities say they like the president personally, and like his policies. in the suburbs 43% like him and his policies. but in rural areas it's just 27%. and that's what you see playing out in congress. also inside the poll 6-10 strong republicans dislike the president personally as well as his policies. joe, there's a deep groove of resistance out there, and i guess the question is, how does the first term look, when you look back on it, compared to how it's looking? >> he's going to drive them completely crazy, those 60% of hrps in this term. and the reason for it is that there's an enormous story that we're missing, and that is we have had two important votes in the last three weeks. one was on sandy, the other was on raisin
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
public swearing in and inaugural parade and witness the start of the second half of barack obama's historic presidency. we have full coverage of the second inauguration and we start with nbc's peter alexander across the street from the white house at lafayette park. peter, good evening. >> reporter: lester, good evening to you. the first family will watch that inaugural parade right behind us. this is pennsylvania avenue and that is the reviewing stand where they will sit. but before the festivities can begin, the president today had to take care of some constitutional business. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: the ceremony was as intimate as it was brief. inside the white house, joined by his immediate family, president obama was sworn in by justice john roberts, who after famously flubbing the words four years ago, this time read from a printed script. >> that i will faithfully execute -- >> that i will faithfully execute. >> -- the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> reporter: the presidenti
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
being your commander in chief. >> reporter: it had been an obama family day, malia and sasha, dad and mom. as america paid tribute. an inaugural parade that showed off the nation's talent and diversity. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: the president's ceremonial swearing-in, witnessed by as many as a million people. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> reporter: mr. obama urged cooperation, rare now in washington, to cut health care costs and the deficit. >> but we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future. >> reporter: we can make progress, he said, on immigration, gay rights, climate change and school safety. a night to remember for the obamas and for the nation that re-elected the president. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> president obama never used the words "democrat" or "republican" in his second inaugural address, but his political message was crystal clear. a full-throated embrace of progressi
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
barack obama's second term is already officially under way. steve handelsman is at the white house with the latest for us. >> reporter: good evening. here at the white house today, president obama smiled and said, i did it, as he ended his first term and officially began his second. just before noon in the blue room, president obama was sworn in for term number two by supreme court chief justice john roberts. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear, to preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. >> a hug from michelle. malia, 14, and sasha, 11, who joked, you didn't mess up. neither did the chief justice who used notes after his famous flub in 2009. >> thank you, everybody. >> vice president biden was sworn in by justice sonia sotomayor. >> repeat after me. >> reporter: tomorrow's ceremonial swearing in is at the capitol. stand-ins, helping set camera angles today. pennsylvania avenue is set for the inaugural parade, delayed like the capitol ceremony, because they're nev
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
's ball. this is one of the two inaugural balls for president obama, and you see the first lady there, jennifer hudson is singing, and a nice dance. they've been dancing the last few minutes. it looks like they're just wrapping up. they got to this ball about 20 minutes ago. it's the commander in chief's ball, open to anyone in the military, of course with an invitation, it's open for you. let's listen in briefly to the president and the first lady. ♪ >> a wonderful day and an amazing evening for both of them, and it's been a long day for them. and from this commander in chief's ball head out to the gnawi inaugural ball, the second of the evening, and our own political analyst larry gerston will be at that ball. the inauguration of president obama on this martin luther king day. now mr. obama sworn into office, as you know, for the second time and speaking to the nation with about his future. >> it is now our generation's path to carry on what those pioneers begin. for our journey is not complete until our wives, our mothers and daughters can earn a living equal to their efforts. >>
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
on capitol hill today. president obama will become only the 17th president to deliver a second inaugural address before leading the traditional parade up pennsylvania avenue to the white house. for more, let's turn things over to "today in the bay's" danielle lee live in washington d.c. now, danielle, set the scene for us. what's the energy like out there. seems pretty exciting. >> reporter: marla, it's very exciting. it was just a couple minutes ago i heard people chanting obama. there is a steady stream of people coming onto the national mall right now. hundreds of thousands already here really people wall to wall in the national mall for several blocks just to give you an idea. many of them are chatting amongst themselves. there are large screens all along the national mall. those right now are airing videos and different inspirational music and so people are watching those. they will be airing the inauguration live as it happens and that will give everyone no matter where you stand along the national mall an up close picture of president obama taking the oath of office set
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
historic day for the newly re-elected president. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >> for the 44th president of the united states, his position already cemented in the history books, this was the crowning moment. his reward after a bruising campaign, his entry into the even more exclusive club of two-term presidents. >> thank you. >> the presidents' day started with morning services at the place they call, for good reason, the church of the president, st. john's across the street from the white house. across washington, hundreds of thousands of people were already beginning to gather on the national mall. as the obamas left church, choirs performed at the capitol for the early arrivals ♪ ♪ this land was made for you and me ♪ >> back at the white house and following tradition, the president hosted congressional leaders for coffee. ♪ while across town on the inaugural stand, distinguished guests took their places. the justices of the supreme court, former president and mrs. carter, former president and secretary clinton. at mid morning, the presidential pro
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
president. >> we, the people -- >> in his inaugural address, president obama echoed themes by king and linco lincoln. >> he urged action on the deficit and global warming and keeping kids safe. >> we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing the generation that will build the future. >> we can, he said, find a way. >> my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will see that so long as we seize it together. >> many who came were moved. >> hopefully it will be a kicking off of a great second term and a new direction for the country. >> it's great, seeing all the fellowship. >> so much to see and hear. beyonce's national anthem ♪ gave proof through the night >> the inaugural parade was a pageant. colorful floats and talented bands. and leading the way were the obama's who walked part of the way to the white house. for a second term. >> a senior republican said here, by his remarks, president obama, at least in republican hoped, had opened the door to more cooperation. live from washington. now back
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
with the 40th anniversary of the roe vs. wade decision. >>> a federal appeals court has dealt president obama a big legal setback tonight and given republicans who charged that he acted improperly when he made some job appointments a huge victory. this is about what presidents get to do when congress is out of town, and this could affect all future presidents. our justice correspondent, pete williams, is with us from our newsroom with the details tonight. pete, good evening. >> reporter: brian, if this ruling stands, it will virtually eliminate a power that presidents of both parties have used for over a century. the constitution gives the president power, quote, to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the senate. president obama invoked that recess appointment power a year ago to fill vacancies that senate republicans refused to act on. three spots on the national labor relations board and richard cordray to run the new consumer financial protection bureau. but today a three-judge panel of the federal appeals court in washington said that power can only be used between
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
in 2010. it didn't pass because harry reid and president obama didn't want it to pass. they wanted to raise the specter of a default to use. so, chuck, you and i could make news right now on national television, would you agree to support the full faith and credit act and take the possibility of a default off the table? >> i support the mcconnell proposal. let us raise the debt ceiling. no strings attached. and if the president can raise it as he should be able to and if congress wants to reject it 2/3. the mcconnell proposal is a good republican proposal. i hope you support it. that's the way to go. >> a bill that says regardless of what happens with the debt ceiling, the united states will never default on the debt, would you support that or not? >> i support the concept. i'd have to look at the bill. the best way to do that is the mcconnell act. >> we may have just made news. >>> last week, general colin powell was here worried about a dark vein of intolerance in republican quarters. you are part of a stream of new faces in the republican party, minority faces and voices in the
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 4:30am PST
of the presidential inauguration, president obama has already taken the official oath of office. he was required to do so by sunday night. his first oath was a quiet affair at the white house. today's ceremony will be anything but quiet. more than 800,000 people are expected to attend. here's nbc's tracie potts with more. >> reporter: president obama takes the oath today. >> the last one was fast. >> reporter: they are pulling up temporary plastic this morning as hundreds of thousands witness the second inauguration of america's first black president. >> it means a whole lot. it's something that i never fathomed. >> reporter: despite budget battles and tough approval ratings, president obama still holds star power here. many traveled hundreds of miles just to get a glimpse. >> he leaned forward and when i saw him directly it made me happy. >> reporter: the president had some advice for those standing hours in the cold today. >> make sure to bundle up. it won't be as cold as it was four years ago. >> reporter: here's a taste of what you'll see today. eight parade floats honoring the first and second fa
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
to whether you want to expand the base of the party. here's what he writes. obama is arguing that misfortune can strike americans in all forms. a sdabt, a storm, illness, or merely outliving our savings. ryan's budget imposes savage cuts to food stamps, children's health insurance, and other mitigations of suffering for the least fortunate. and ryan also voted against relief for victims of hurricane sandy. by ryan's definition, if the government is rebuilding your destroyed home, you're a taker too. >> look, this is a straw man argument. the president said earlier that we had suspicions about medicare and taking care of the elderly and feeding poor children. when he sets up these straw men, to affix views to add ver sears that they don't have, to win the argument by default, it's not an honest debate. we want to have a safety net. a safety net that's there for the vulnerable, poor, for people who cannot help themselves. but we don't want to have a culture in this country that encouraging more dependency that saps and drains people of their ability to make the most of their lives. >> which pa
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am PST
and repeat after me. i, barak hussein obama, do solemnly swear -- >> i, barak hussein obama, do solemnly swear -- >> that i will faithfully execute -- >> that i will faithfully execute -- >> the office of the president of the united states -- >> the office of the president of the united states -- >> to the best of my ability -- >> to the best of my ability -- >> preserve, protect, defend -- >> preserve, protect defend -- >> the constitution of the united states -- >> the constitution of the united states -- >> so help me god -- >> so help me god -- >> thank you. thank you. thank you. i did it. all right. thank you, everybody. >> in case you didn't hear the last part, president obama's daughter, sasha told her dad, "you didn't mess up." in reference to the first time he took the oath in 20909. last night the president and first lady along with the vice president and mrs. biden attended an inaugural reception where each of them spoke. here's a taste of how the evening went. >> thank you very much for joining us tonight. but more than that, thank you for the kindness, friendship, and suppor
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
in tax increases with obama care. new tax increases at the beginning of this month. and now they are calling for even more tax increases, and they are not calling to cut spending. they are calling for spending increases. so basically what they're saying is, they want americans to pay more so washington can spend more. that's not going to help the economy, and that is not going to close the gap and balance the budget. the reason we want to balance the budget is not to make the numbers add up. we think that's necessary for growth and opportunity. we think it's necessary to make sure that our kids don't get this debt that they won't be able to handle if we keep going down the path we are on. >> but there are certainly those in the white house who would take issue with what you said or might even say to use your own criticism that's a straw man argume argument. they were prepared to cut additional spending to be part of a bigger agreement that republicans weren't able to agree to. there is more room for spending cuts. it's a matter of how you do it. >> the president was insistin
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
.c. tomorrow for barack obama's second inauguration. technically, he was sworn in to a second term today but the public ceremony is tomorrow. four years ago when i covered the inauguration the temperature was a chilly 28 dreeegrees. the year the president promised warmer weather. steve handelsman has the forecast. steve, that's a pretty big promise, even for a president. >> reporter: looks like he's going to break it. that's not the kind of thing even a president can promise. the obama first term was tough, diane. the road ahead looks rough. tonight and tomorrow, all for offer this president an opportunity to get more americans i behind him and to have a little fun. president barack obama tonight started his second term at a glitzy dinner funded by supporters and joked, he loves michelle obama. >> to address the most significant event of this weekend, i love her bangs. she looks good. she always looks good. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. >> supreme court chief justice roberts swoer in mr. obama for his second term at midday. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 5:30am PST
street. president obama has nominated mary jo white the head of securities and exchange commission. white is a former prosecutor with a reputation for toughness. she will replace mary schapiro and must still be confirmed by the senate. timothy geithner spent his last day as secretary on friday, stepping down after a tumultuous four years in the financial system. president obama's chief of staff jack lew has been nominated to replace geithner. >>> every time you turn around the market seems to be setting a new five-year high. the dow jones industrial average rose this week thursday and up ten the last of 11 days, while the s&p 500 followed suit. the markets continued up on friday. the markets were happy about a battle that seems to be postponed now. the house extended the nation's borrowing limit until may 19th. the bill now heads to the senate where the vote is expected in the next few days. >>> mixed news on the earnings front to tell you about. apple had disappointment with the revenue miss and guidance feel short, mostly because of slower iphone sales. among other technology sales, ibm
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
. republicans need it. >> reporter: both sides need it. for president obama immigration reform is a first term promise not kept. >> there's room for us to come together and get something done. >> reporter: for republicans it could be a key to winning in 2016. last year 70% of hispanics voted for president obama. >> we're losing dramatically the hispanic vote which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons. >> reporter: the president will talk about it in vegas. >> is he looking to play politics or solve the problem. >> reporter: the president speaks tuesday. lawmakers lay out their reform plan today. what we'll see today is just an outline. remember, they have to work out details. snoom of them. >>> president obama and secretary of state clinton were interviewed for the first time together on "60 minutes." they talked about their battles during the 2008 campaign and their relationship during the last four years. >> we had such agreement on what needed to be done for our country. >> made for tough debates. >> it did. >> we could never figure out what we were different on. hillary mention
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
, obama talked about citizens needing to mobilize, not just vote, to keep acting. the only way he gets anything done in congress is to bring pressure from the outside in. i think he has to use the bully pulpit to organize and he's creating some organization for action. that's the only way to get washington moving. and i think he's learned that. he said i need to communicate, i need to keep the country mobilized. if the words produce action, if that majority coalition is behind him and puts pressure on these characters in congress, maybe there will be auction. >> doris, while we've been talking, we just saw the arrival of former president jimmy carter. sadly, we are absent both presidents bush, 41 and 43. 43 says he's home with his dad who is just getting out of that long hospitalization. but president carter will be here. president clinton will be here. for those of us who are history buffs, this has been a great period for having living former presidents among us. >> more than ever before. the president's club is such as exclusive club and they can only share with each other what the
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 12:00am PST
, the aggressive barack obama and the worried republicans. plus scoops and predictions chris: welcome back. no less than "the new york times" has called president obama's inaugural address aggressive. we can all agree the president spoke clearly. >> preserving our individual freedom ultimately requires collective action. for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well in a growing many barely make it. chris: this speech has taken a week to gel. and the geling has suggesting that the republicans have a choice. either they go along with the president on some things, try to improve on immigration, on guns, hit their mark on these bills, or they stand back and play protest politics. what are they going to do? >> i found an interesting poll, "the wall street journal" and he made it seem maybe we should try to make legislation better. try to have some input on things. i think there's still a split among republicans how much to do that. i know there are a lot of conservative republicans who sit there and say we walked away from health care, what a mistake.
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
today to keep the spotlight on gun violence and to back the obama administration's push for stricter gun laws. gun rights supporters are finding ways to demonstrate their own passions over the issue. nbc news white house correspondent kristen welker joins us now with more. kristen? >> reporter: lester, good evening. today's rally was organized by advocacy groups, one million moms for gun control. it was a day filled with emotion but also reality. the nation is still sharply divided when it comes to guns. a ground swell of support for stiffer gun laws and thousands rallied in washington to call for change in the wake of the newtown shooting, holding signs bearing the names of those lost and speaking their minds. >> no more. it's time to do something about it. >> we can and must free our nation of this scourge of gun violence. >> reporter: among the crowds mothers who have lost children to guns, elected officials, and parents from the newtown community. >> we're grieving but hopeful that something so atrocious can bring about some change. >> reporter: smaller gun control rallies across the
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
's capital. it's inauguration day. president obama actually officially took the oath yesterday as is mandated in the contusion. h his family was with him. today's ceremony will be much grander than yesterday with about 800,000 people expected to attend. "today in the bay's" danielle lee is live in washington right now. obviously that was a private ceremony yesterday. what are some of the other main differences between today's oath and yesterday's? >> reporter: well, the size is probably the biggest difference and the one you'll noticed compared to where i'm standing on the national mall. there are tens of thousands of people out here for the public ceremony. the president is going to take the oath of office just before noon but they are already out here dressed warm trying to get the best possible position to participate in this historic moment. you may be able to hear music playing along the national mall are big screens to help people get as close a look as possible at the president taking that oath of office and you can really feel the energy out here. we are expecting up to 800,000 people
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
see in the crowds there, president obama is just arriving. he looks pretty happy, shaking some hands, making people happy there. the president and vice president are both scheduled to speak tonight at the event of the national building museum in washington, d.c. the day began with the official swearing in ceremony. maybe that's why he looks so relieved and the crowds are already gathering for tomorrow's public inauguration at the capitol. steve handelsman is at the white house. even though this event won't be nearly as big as four years ago, about 4 million people are expected? >> reporter: nearly 800,000. of course, barack obama's in a good mood. not only won reelection, he never has to run for reelection, or for anything in this country. where doing that is so tough. gives his inaugural address tomorrow. tonight the president said i'm not going to talk much. he said there are a limited of amount of good lines. i don't want to use them up. he's in a good mood here at the white house today at midday as he finished his first term and started his second. just before noon, in the blue r
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
minutes. >>> following the festivities, a new day in washington. president obama starting a new term with a new congress in place. "today in the bay's" tracie potts joins us live in washington d.c. trace tracie, a busy first if you years. what's first on the agenda? >> reporter: the president laid out a number of things in his inauguration speech that he wants to deal with. a broad agenda. he talked about immigration reform, gay rights, climate change. the first big thing on the agenda and he mentioned this is the financial situation of this country. the debt and deficit. starting tomorrow the house is going to deal with this. a vote coming up about the debt ceiling. in other words, they want to raise the debt cerealing ingce. they say that democrats are going to have to in the senate pass a budget or they won't get paid. it's part of the vote coming up. senate democrats being pressured to deal with the budget in a comprehensive way and not two months at a time although this measure they are voting on for the debt ceiling raising the debt ceiling would really only last until spring.
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 3:30pm PST
, as president obama pushes his second term agenda. nbc's peter alexander is at the white house and has more on that. hi, peter. >> reporter: lester, good evening to you. the president isn't wasting in i time in his second term, tackling two of his top priorities. specifically on immigration, one democratic senator said measures formerly off the table are now back up for discussion. barely a week into his second term, president obama is preparing to dive into the contentious issue of immigration, with a major speech set for las vegas tuesday. the president is expected to push for improving border security you expanding the system for employers to verify their workers a legal status and perhaps most controversially, creating a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> we are committed to a comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> reporter: a bipartisan group of six seine stores planning to unveil its immigration reform pro
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
to what president obama had to say about the potential battle looming in congress. >> markets could go haywire, interest rates would spike for anybody who borrows money. every homeowner with a mortgage, every student with a college loan, every small business own whole wants to grow and hire. >> jared, how does this play out? >> well, we're beginning to hear lots of sounds from republicans that we're in a compromising mode than we heard, say, a week ago. right now they're talking about perhaps an increase in the debt ceiling that lasts for a couple of months, that is offering that to the president. frankly, and russ say agree with me here, i don't think markets would react to -- very approvingly to basically just another lurch from crisis to crisis. it wasn't too long ago that, maria, you and i were sitting in these chairs talking about the fiscal cliff. now the debt ceiling. do you want to have this discussion two months from now? >> i believe everybody believes this debt ceiling will be extended. you know these guys well. you worked right there with vice president biden. let me get yo
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
the list of things that need to be addressed. an invigorated president obama joined in a prayer service this morning. and this afternoon, along with the first lady and bo, surprise supporters, a moment captured by the white house and streamed on the web. on monday, resolve, defending entitlements and calling for action on climate change and gay rights, a broad liberal agenda. >> but we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future. >> reporter: the president, once criticized by his own party's left for caving into republicans, seemed emboldened by his reelection and ready for a fight. >> yesterday's speech at the capitol was not about bipartisanship. it was about the agenda that barack obama, a democrat, the direction he wants to take the country. republicans can come along if they'd like. >> reporter: on the other end of pennsylvania avenue, minority leader mitch mcconnell congratulated the president before he accused mr. obama of being hyperpartisan. >> the era of liberali
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> president obama and vice president joe biden attending another inauguration tradition just a few hours from right now at 7:30 this morning they'll take part in a national prayer service. religious leaders from across the country delivering readings, blessings and hymns as they pray for leaders across the nation. the national prayer service dates back to george washington's presidency. >>> no rest for the weary for him. >> the party keeps on going. >>> better pinch those pennies. that two buck check will cost you more. we'll tell you how much. >> plus a very unusual proposal. the ivy league professor looking for a volunteer to have a knbab. >> a tough drive on traffic tuesday. already looking busy for east shore freeway. we'll show you the south bay coming up. >>> welcome back, everybody, on a tuesday morning. live look at the golden gate bridge. flashing lights there and moving cones to begin opening lanes for the morning commute because people start going to work around this hour. some smooth sailing out there currently. we'll keep you posted with mike inouye talking about your roads. it's
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 11:00am PST
is a victim of the prank. >>> today marks president obama's first full workday of his second tomorrow. >> there is a lot of work ahead before getting back to the multiple agendas on capitol hill, the morning starts with prayer and song at the washington national kcathedral. the president and vice president taking part in the traditional post inaugural prayer service. this one is a long time tradition dating all the way back to the days of george washington's presidency. turnout for yesterday's presidential inauguration actually exceeding the expectations. organizers say an estimated 1 million people were on the national mall as the president was sworn in. they had predicted the number would be closer to 800,000. if you recall, about 1.8 million people attended president obama's first inauguration in 2009. >>> and today marks the 40th anniversary of roe versus wade. the 1974 supreme court decision that established a right to abortion. four decades later, a new poll finds the majority of people support legalized abortion. according to the poll, a whopping 70% say roe v. wade should not
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
moments. >> we'll have more highlights from that historical day, including how president obama is using his inaugural address as a call to action for a second term. >>> also ahead, what do you think about co-workers who show up even though they are sick? >> i don't do it that often. >> it's actually a serious story. sometimes people don't have a choice. sometimes they aren't paid for their sick days, so they have to go to work or don't get paid. so we're talking about more efforts to make sick pay mandatory. >>> and rare interviews with prince harry in afghanistan that are getting a lot of attention. he talks rather candidly and openly about opening fire on the taliban. that much talked about trip to vegas and the duchess' pregnancy. we'll hear from the prince coming up. >>> also, scary video as you've seen. the high school wrestler taking his position on the mat when a huge spotlight falls on him. fortunately, he is okay. actually, he finds humor in what happened. as you see, he turned out well. he's going to share his story in a live interview in just a little bit. >> all right. we'll
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
, turning the tables. president obama's surprising comments on guns. >>> plus -- >> much of the press recently has been very negative. you know, i'm a mad man, which perhaps i am. impair noid. i don't think i am. or whatever. >> plus, he is a security pioneer and more recently an international fugitive. we have john's interview, what he says about the media storm surrounding him. >>> good evening, everyone. the runup to super bowl xlvii is under way here in new orleans as the 49ers are out for their quest for their sixth super bowl championship. they're ready to take on the baltimore ravens. while the 49ers have won those five past super bowls there's one guy who wears the 49ers uniform is looking for their first. mindy has a story of a guy who has the chance to get that always elusive super bowl ring. >> reporter: ever since the 49ers and ravens became the two teams in super bowl xlvii much of the talk has been agent the retirement of ray lewis but the 49ers have a future hall of famer who could well be playing in his last game, randy moss. teammates say they have learned a lot from
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
sunday morning. >>> president obama and vice president joe biden meeting with police chiefs today to discuss the president's proposed gun regulations. police chiefs from aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin and newtown, connecticut, are expected to attend. >>> grammy winning singer chris brown sunday investigation for allegedly assaulting another celebrity in hollywood this weekend. brown punched a fellow singer in a fight over a parking space. >>> this is no fairy tale. little men with little peerbear causing a big-time problem in one east bay city. christie smith has details on this unusual debate. good morning. >> reporter: it's hard to be upset when a gnome ain a pointy hat and nickers. you barely notice them. they are on every pole on this street. that one down there. this one and then this one that we're standing in front of here at the bottom someone took the time to paint gnomes and mushrooms on boards and screw them into power poles in oakland. one neighbor told us it could be graffiti and oakland has its crime problems. this is kind of fun. according to the chronicle,
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
even hugged the president. mr. obama thanked them for coming. the first family has made the white house more open and the public. >>> the obamas showed up to the inauguration in style. and now people across the country are trying to duplicate the work. the first lady and daughters sported many j. crew. ma malia's plum-colored coat only available in size zero. the first lady's outfit and accessories headed for the national archives. ♪ >>> so was it live or memorex? was she singing or lip-synching? that's beyonce. beyonce chose to use prerecorded music that included vocals. they are in no position to say whether it was live or not. all music used in inaugural events prerecorded in case the live event can't take place. yo-yo ma also used a prerecorded track in 2008. whether she recorded or did it live, an amazing voice. >> we'll be right back. >>> thank you for being with us. that's going to do with us. see you at 6:00. >> "nightly news" is next. >>> on our broadcast tonight, a shooting on campus. a gunman opens fire near the library. several people are injured. we'll have a live report.
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm PST
, let's see what's going -- monday, of course, was president obama's inauguration. all the networks covered it, except for fox. they ran their big "joanie loves chachi" marathon. [ laughter ] they had that. and in his inaugural address, president obama praised the patriots of 1776, and said they were much better than the patriots of last sunday. [ laughter ] yes. didn't happen. yeah, i'm sorry. i'm sorry.
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
't stop the crowds from going d.c. for president obama's inauguration. it was tiring at times for one of the obama daughters, and michelle couldn't stop this eye roll from going viral. before leaving the president took in the moment. meanwhile, the "today" show's al roker had his own unforgettable moment. and in the end, it all left us wondering did beyonce lip-synch her performance? >> yes! >> after, it was back to work on capitol hill where republicans in congress grilled hillary clinton on the benghazi attack. >> the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or because of guys out for a walk one night decided to go kill americans. >> emotions rose high in d.c. where serena williams took it out on a racket. turns out she wasn't a sore loser just sore. but the tweak of the week, this justin bieber photo. it put him over the edge. with 30 million followers, bieber barely beat out lady gaga. and now to georgia where seniors are taking aim. >> did i hit anything? >> luckily, a train in madrid didn't hit anything after a woman fainted on the track and was saved by a
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> president obama has named foreign policy aid mcdonough as chief of staff. mr. obama calling mcdonough a trusted adviser who serves with integrity. since the president's arrival in washington as a senator. he now becomes the president's fifth chief of staff. >>> it is one of the fastest and most impressive tech turnarounds we've seen in a while. netflix roaring ahead after some said it was practically irrelevant. we're here with a look inside the company you'll see only on nbc bay area. >> netflix was left for dead last year when it subscription rate hike and its botched attempt to spin off another company left its stock price reeling and users unhappy. but the company went back to work and this week delivered very strong results, a jump in both subscriber numbers and profit. enough to send its stock price soaring. the company's ceo admitting it made mistakes in the past but will continue to try new things in the future. >> we're a swing for the fences company. we want to do great things. and you know, occasionally if you swing for the fences, you're going to strike out. and qui
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
performances by stevie wonder, alicia keys -- prior to that first dance, the president praised mrs. obama. >> i said today at the lunch that some may dispute the quall ty of our president, but nobody disputes the quality of our first lady. >> now, despite the lavish look of the night, it was a scaled down event. there were ten official balls following the president's historic election in 2008. this time around, only two. a nod to the struggling economy. president clinton, by the way, holds the record official inaugural balls with 14 in 1997, when he was re-elected to a second term. >> so help you god? >> so help you god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> regardless of your political believes, it's a proud day for millions of americans. the balls came hours after the president was ceremoniously sworn in before hundreds of thousands of people who packed the national mall. mr. obama delivered an impassioned address, touching on a number of political and social issues, including same-sex rights. nbc's jean elliot joins us from treasure island. the president was bold, as you saw earlier today, a
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00am PST
weather in just a moment. >>> one week into president obama's second term. we should let the 2013 talks begin. there is a question whether the number two man on the 2012 ticket could be facing off in a run for president in four years. david gregory will weigh in just ahead of his exclusive interview with congressman paul ryan. >> give us at least a few weeks's rest. >> no. no rest for the weary on this one. >> continuous campaigns. >>> another reversal of fortune for casey anthony. the death of her toddler riveted the country. now a new twist for the 26-year-old. this involves her finances. we'll tell you more about that shortly. >>> and the countdown to super bowl sunday is on. we have gotten a sneak peek at some of the commercials. a smart way to build up anticipation or sometimes too much too soon. we'll get into all of that. >>> plus, the controversy over the subway footlong sandwiches that weren't a footlong. some people even filed lawsuits. has the company made good. we'll take a very scientific love. >>> and hoda kotb is back with a best-selling book about people overcoming
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
the debt ceiling for three months, the president would not stand in the way. in the past, the obama administration has not embraced the idea of a short-term extension. >>> police investigating a shooting at a texas college that left three people injured, it happened at the lone star college just north of houston. authorities say it started with an argument between two men that escalated into gunfire. a student said chaos broke out quickly after. >> we heard shots, and automatically we saw students running. and we went under our desks. our teacher shut down the lights and we tried to take cover. >> both men were shot as well as a college employee caught in the cross fire. that employee is listed in stable condition. police did detain the two men. campus and several nearby schools were put on lockdown for hours. school will be back in session tomorrow, though. >>> california's approach to dealing with mental illness could be a model for the entire nation. that's the message state senate leader darrell steinberg took to washington today. he met today with aides to vice president joe bi
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
competitive sports. >>> the u.s. supreme court will apparently have to settle a dispute over president obama's authority to make appointments when the appeals court returns to session. they say he violated the constitution when he bypassed the senate by heading richard core cordray. his job is to look out for the interests of american consumers. the white house says the ruling defies years of legal tradition. >>> the most widely prescribed drug in the u.s. may be harder to get. federal health advisers want to limit hydrocodone. they're aiming to eliminate drug abuse as requiring prescriptions. the rules would cut back on who can prescribe it and the number of refills allowed. >>> so tina turner has finally answered her own question -- what's love got to do with it. the answer -- apparently everything when you really, really love where you live. tina turner is giving up her u.s. passport in favor of a swiss passport. the 73-year-old singer has lived in suburban zurich since the mid 1990s. she says shiso, so happy in switzerland and cannot think of a better place to live. seems dramatic, but w
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
, detail for castro valley y and approach coming up. back to you. >>> president obama was the man of the hour during yesterday's inauguration but the belle of the ball was michelle obama. she appeared at last night's events. dressed in a ruby colored gown made by designer jason wu. the same guy that designed her dress for the 2009 inaugural ball and he's now become a very big name in fashion. her shoes and had a diamond embellished ring. her outfit was more anticipated than the president's speech. the dress and accessories will be donated to the national archives. >> she's always a stunner. her coat yesterday during the day was awesome. i want one. >> maybe get you one. not many talk about the president who wore the tuxedo. no one cared. >>> south bay community right now taking matters into its own hands as it tries to deal with a deer problem. we'll tell you about the extreme step residents are now going to take coming up. >>> a massive firefight to control a fire at a northern california military base. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
, jim miklaszewski. jim, good evening. >> reporter: president obama praised the pentagon's decision to open combat roles to women. and of the 152 u.s. service women who died in iraq and afghanistan, he called them patriots, whose sacrifices show that valor knows no gender. with the stroke of a pen, defense secretary leon panetta and joint chiefs chairman general martin dempsey today lifted the 20-year ban against women in combat. panetta said the new policy is finally catching up with the brutal reality on the ground in iraq and afghanistan. >> female service members have faced the reality of combat, proven their willingness to fight, and yes, to die to defend their fellow americans. >> reporter: it first hit dempsey during a battlefield tour. >> i hopped into the upper armor humvee and slapped the turret around, and i said who are you and she said, i'm amanda. and i said okay. >> lifting the ban potentially opens all combat positions to women, including special operations like the elite navy s.e.a.l.s and army's delta force. but they'll first have to meet the most demanding physica
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 12:35am PST
. yesterday, president obama used a device called the autopen to sign the fiscal cliff bill because he was in hawaii. and after -- after he used the autopen, obama said -- [ auto tuned ] ♪ this is a great day for america and for america's future ♪ [ cheers and applause ] i don't know why he would say that, but -- hey, here's some oscar news. you guys excited about the oscars? [ cheers ] well, i heard that older members of the academy are having trouble submitting their oscar votes this year because for the first time, they are voting online. yeah. but the good news is that "les mis" has gotten a lot of votes for best picture. the bad news is most of them were typed into a microwave. [ laughter ] 30 seconds and someone's going to win. popcorn? i never heard of the movie "potato." [ laughter ] who is defrost? >> oh, i love this. >> jimmy: i just read, you guys, that gyms around the u.s. are reporting a 30% rise in membership since new year's day, and it's true. this morning at the gym, i saw tons of people i had never seen before. yeah. turns out they've worked there for years. [ lau
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. on capitol hill, a bipartisan group of senators is about to unveil its own plan. >> comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> that approach features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in this country. it has the backing of three of the top democrats and three top republicans, including florida's marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we can be go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the few issues in washington on which both sides are calling for sweeping reform. >> i know there are a lot of democrats in congress who once and for all want to solve this problem, fix this mess. a broken immigration system and many agree with that. >> i see things once off the table for agreement and discussion. being on the table. >> reporter: there are potential sticking points. >> i think enforce many has to be a big part of it. >> reporter:
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> president obama will talk about the senate compromise when he visits las vegas today to lay out his own vision on immigration. >>> it is 4:48 right now. a bay area store taking top honors at sundance film festival. >> jeremy lin stops by to see the documentary all about him. >> as we look across the bay here's the bay bridge. the incline moves smoothly. so does the lower deck. i'll give you a peek at the east bay. a potential trouble spot coming up. >>> 49ers quest for six. we take a look back at one of the big plays that brought us to this point. the play simply known as the catch. >> looking toward the end zone. throws his pass. caught by clark. touchdown. clark has it. it's a touchdown for the 49ers! >>> welcome back. the picturesque city by the bay. san francisco home of 49ers that are down in new orleans right now getting ready for super bowl xlvii to take on the baltimore ravens. all kinds of coverage coming from that. we can tell you a film based on the true story of oscar grant taking home top honors of the sundance film festival this weekend. >> do you guys have plans for the n
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 4:00am PST
for by president obama. reid has previously said poses a bill banning assault weapons which stands little chance of passing the house. a bitterly cold arctic blast is gripping half of the nation this morning, making the most basic outside activities treacherous. exposure to the weather is expected in at least four deaths. dangerously low temperatures are shutting down schools and causing water main breaks. warming centers have extended hours to help the influx of homeless people and those without heat. on tuesday, one person was killed in this massive pileup of 20 vehicles caused by icy conditions in michigan. got to be safe out there. nbc's meteorologist bill karins has more on this dangerous cold snap. it's a good thing we're in here. it's tough outside. >> great lakes, northern plains, it's been two or three years -- we had a couple of mild winter storm. this one caught everyone's attention. a little shock to the system. what's interesting about this arctic blast is that it's really a fine line. if you're north of this polar jet stream you're in the cold, cold air. but to the south and includ
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 4:30am PST
the government could borrow. republicans and the obama administration support the plan because there is no dollar figure attached. critics know the plan amounts to a band aid and doesn't address the larger spending issues. >> 4:51 now. coming up, we're going to break. the new thing to do if you are a niners fan. >> and the super bowl staple that could have you digging deeper into your wall wallet. >> bummer. looking at the east shore freeway. nice spacing. i'll give you an update on the 580 crash coming up. >>> welcome back. how about a cold reality check from chicago? temperatures around zero. firefighters fought a five alarm fire. that's frost. looks like snow on the building. that's the water that's frozen instantly when the firefighters were fighting the fire. obviously the fire is out. that's extreme temperatures about 10 firefighters out there spraying water on it. looks like a winter wonderland. that's crazy. temperatures here, not bad. if you plan to have a super bowl party and think about eating chicken wings get ready to fork over more cash. there are fewer wings available. the price is
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
. i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag draped caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers the sons and daughters, and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> an independent review found inadequate security, and leadership left the post vulnerable. the bay area family of the late ambassador reacts to the hearing. >> manti te'o and his so-called online girlfriend continues tonight. the woman that was the false identity was in an interview tonight and she said that she never heard of him and they are both a victim of a set up. te'o said that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she does not exist. but te'o mains that he had no parlt in creating that hoax. the family of junior seau have filed a lawsuit. it was found that he had chronic brain damage. the family is claiming that seau's suicide was the result of the brain disease that comes from severe blows to the head. they blame the nfl for not caring for the former players. >> turning to the 49 rs quest for sup
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 70 (some duplicates have been removed)